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Displaying items by tag: European Commission

Wednesday, 21 October 2009 17:40

Sun cuts global workforce by 10 percent

Sun Microsystems has announced that 3000 more jobs must go, and blames the bureaucrats in Brussels.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 30 September 2009 04:57

EU to MP3 vendors: Turn it down!

The European Union has proposed safety standards for MP3 players sold in Europe that would place a default limit on the volume they can generate. Consumers would be able to override the default but would be warned of the risks of doing so.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 23 September 2009 04:38

Ellison: Sun losing millions, keeping MySQL

Speaking at a forum in Silicon Valley, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said that the delay while European Union regulators consider whether to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun is costing the latter company US$100 million a month. He also insisted that the Oracle would maintain MySQL and outlined an ambitious future for the combined companies.

Published in Strategy



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